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Ode to the A-10

Active Military
Active Military
June 8, 2018
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Look. Grunts aren't necessarily the biggest fans of the Air Force and the cushy life it appears they lead. HOWEVER! There is one group of Air Force personnel that every grunt seems to love. The drivers of the A-10 Warthog (Actually the Thunderbolt 2, but Warthog is so much cooler of a name). Why? Well because the A-10 is one badass plane that does a lot of...does one badass thing really well! It rains down fire from the depths of Hades with the fury of the Grim Reaper himself.Having a cannon like the GAU-8 Avenger makes it easy to accomplish such a task. The massive minigun throws down 3,900 rounds per minute and slows the plane down by a few miles per hour when it's fired (at level flight).Ground troops everywhere love the A-10. When all hope seems to be lost and the enemy is closing in, a single A-10 can not only turn the tide with its massive firepower but that stubby looking, dual engine, big ass cannon having "Angel of Death" can invigorate the troops on the ground and boost their morale as they launch a deadly counter attack now supported by what is basically the equivalent of a beer bottle sized round flying at you at over 3,324 feet per second...except these beer bottles are solid depleted uranium, so they'll probably hurt more than the actual beer bottle Bubba flung across the bar last weekend.[caption id="attachment_17801" align="alignnone" width="750"]

A-10 Warthog

Be very very quiet, we're hunting ISIS[/caption]Cheers to the plane that made "Brrrrt" a favorite pop-culture reference. That iconic sound has been sweet, sweet music and the saving grace of troops in contact for the last 40 plus years. Here is to many more years of "Brrrrrrrrt" because gee golly, it just sounds so nice when ya hear it, knowing full well one of America's enemies is having just...a terrible, horrible, no good very bad day.Show your love for the infamous Warthog with this great shirt!

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